The closest relative of man
They say, is the orang-utan;
And when I look at Grandpapa
I realize how right they are.
— Colin West
Copyright © 2001. All Rights Reserved. From The Big Book of Nonsense: Poems to Make You Laugh out Loud!. Hutchinson of London. Reprinted by permission of the author.
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Jam-packed with the very best nonsense rhymes and tricky tongue-twisters, this wonderfully exuberant collection contains quirky, colour illustrations from Colin West and lashings of his wildly wacky verse! Divided into sections to satisfy nonsense-lovers everywhere, this brilliant bumper book will keep children in fits for hours and may inspire them to become rollicking rhyme-makers themselves! Chapters include: Curious Creatures, Tricky Tongue-twisters, Funny Folk, Moments with Monsters, Dotty Ditties, Vicious Verses, Hopeless History, and Stories in Stanzas.